Office of the VP for Communications – Keeping alumni and friends connected to U-M

Innovation

  1. MGoView

    Feeling nostalgic for those halcyon days in A2? An app created at U-M delivers campus to your phone as a 3-D, augmented-reality experience.

  2. Thruster for Mars mission breaks records

    U-M engineers develop advanced space engine to propel humans to Mars; it’s breaking records for operating current, power, and thrust.

  3. Michigan Ross students run real businesses — for class

    Ross MBA and BBA students are working with three major firms to start, run, and vet businesses.

  4. This boy's life

    Donated tissue from the brain tumor of 5-year-old Chad Carr provides cancer researchers with critical clues.

  5. 'Increased-risk’ donor organs a tough sell

    The opioid epidemic has created a surge in donor organs. But despite their safety record, organs that could save lives often go unused.

  6. Bionic heart tissue?

    U-M partners on an ambitious $20-million project to grow new heart tissue for cardiac patients. Plus: Breakthroughs in leukemia and infertility treatments.

  7. Choosing untested treatments

    A federal “right-to-try” law for medical treatments could soon become reality. And U-M is poised to expand access to new options.

  8. (Fish) farm to table

    Biomedical engineer/alum creates the ‘Oasis,’ a portable mini-ecosystem ideal for people facing food insecurity.

  9. Straw bale house

    How 22 undergrads and one fearless leader used 200 bales of straw to build U-M’s first off-the-grid structure.